Michelle L. Murray, PhD, RNC-OB
Award-Winning Educator, Author, and Expert

Michelle MurrayDr. Murray is the Editor-in- Chief of the International Journal of Childbirth. She is best known for her role as an award-winning nursing educator who presented seminars to thousands of nurses, midwives and physicians across the United States and Canada for over 2 decades. Dr. Murray is the primary author of 3 nursing books; monographs; and peer-reviewed manuscripts. Her research interests include the role of excessive uterine activity (XS UA) on fetal brain perfusion and oxygenation.

Gayle Huelsmann, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Ms. Huelsmann is credentialed in Inpatient Obstetrics and holds a certificate of added qualification in Electronic Fetal Monitoring from the National Certification Corporation in Chicago, Illinois. She has been an antepartal nurse and a labor and delivery staff nurse for 35 years. During her 21 years as a maternal air transport nurse, she was awarded the PRIDE nurse distinction from Presbyterian Hospital for her exemplary contribution to patient care. Ms. Huelsmann has published on a variety of topics related to labor and delivery nursing and is the co-author of Labor and Delivery Nursing: A Guide to Evidence- Based Practice, Essentials of Fetal Monitoring (4th ed.) and the monograph on Uterine Hyperstimulation: Physiologic and Pharmacologic Causes with Results from a Survey of 1000 Nurses. Ms. Huelsmann is an experienced Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

Debbie Stuyvesant, Office Manager and Seminar Registrar